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Pitt defeated No. 25 Florida State 3-1 on Friday, improving to 9-0 in the spring portion of the season

Starks’ career day extinguishes the Seminoles as Pitt wins ninth straight

By Dalton Coppola, Staff Writer March 26, 2021
Behind a career-high 11 kills from Sabrina Starks, No. 19 Pitt volleyball increased its win streak to nine on Friday with a 3-1 win against No. 25 Florida State.
The Panthers’ two starting pitchers rung up Florida State batters 27 times combined Friday and Saturday night, leading the team to consecutive wins by scores of 1-0 and 7-2, respectively, over Florida State.

Strong pitching leads Pitt baseball to three-game sweep of ranked Florida State

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer March 1, 2021
One letter can sum up Pitt baseball’s (6-1, 3-0) opening ACC series in Tallahassee: K. Rather, 27 copies of that same letter. The Panthers’ two starting pitchers rung up Florida State batters that many times combined Friday and Saturday night, leading the team to consecutive wins by scores of 1-0 and 7-2, respectively, over Florida State (2-4, 0-3).
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Sibande’s season-best can’t save Pitt in 79-72 loss to No. 16 FSU

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 20, 2021
With a vocal, five-person contingent of the Oakland Zoo jeering and cheering from just to the left of the media suite for the first time this season, Pitt (9-9 overall, 5-8 ACC) battled No. 16 Florida State (13-3 overall, 9-2 ACC) for most of Saturday’s contest at the Petersen Events Center. But the Seminoles’ size and depth proved to be too much for Pitt to handle in the end. FSU dominated the paint offensively, en route to a 79-72 win over the Panthers.
The Panthers will play the Yellow Jackets in Atlanta at 7 p.m. on the ACC Network Saturday.

Narduzzi praises young players, Pickett and Georgia Tech’s athleticism

By John Riskis, Staff Writer November 11, 2020
Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi couldn’t help but express his pride in the team on Monday, after the Panthers came back from a 14-3 first-quarter deficit.
The Panthers obtained a 41-17 win over the Florida State Seminoles in Tallahassee, Florida, on Saturday.

Panther football breaks through with smashing of Seminoles

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer November 9, 2020
With the winless month of October finally in the rearview mirror, Pitt football returned to its winning ways in a resounding 41-17 win this Saturday over Florida State.
Senior quarterback Kenny Pickett announced on Twitter Tuesday night that he will return for a fifth season.

Pickett returns, Panthers stomp the Seminoles 41-17

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor November 7, 2020
Coming off a four-game skid — and the sudden departure of its best player — Pitt responded with a dominant 41-17 win at Florida State, led by Kenny Pickett in his return from injury.
The Pitt Panthers (3-4, 2-4 ACC) match up against the Florida State Seminoles (2-4, 1-4 ACC) at 4 p.m. on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium on the ACC Network.

Football Preview: Yellen will perform well, but not good enough to beat the Seminoles

By Tyler Mathes, Staff Writer November 6, 2020
Pitt’s rushing attack possesses the key to this game. Rushing for 44 yards on 20 carries against Notre Dame two weeks ago isn’t a winning strategy.
Narduzzi addresses Ford, upcoming Florida State game

Narduzzi addresses Ford, upcoming Florida State game

By John Riskis, Staff Writer November 4, 2020
Junior safety Paris Ford’s decision to opt out of the remainder of Pitt’s 2020 football season dominated discussions during Pitt football’s Monday press conference.
First-year midfielder Emily Yaple (10) watches FSUs players celebrate after scoring their third goal on Pitt during the Panthers 4-1 loss to the Seminoles on Thursday evening.

Second-ranked Seminoles dominate Pitt women’s soccer, 4-1

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 16, 2020
Pitt women’s soccer took a beating against no. 2 Florida State on a rainy Thursday night, falling 4-1. This marks the Panthers’ second loss of the season to a ranked opponent and their first defeat at home.
Sophomore guard Au’Diese Toney scored 15 points during Pitt’s 82-67 loss to Florida State on Tuesday.

Pitt overpowered by FSU, sustains 3-game skid

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 19, 2020
And on Tuesday, the trajectory of both teams kept constant. The Panthers (15-12 overall, 6-10 ACC) were overpowered by No. 8 Florida State, (22-4 overall, 12-3 ACC) 82-67 on Tuesday night. The Seminoles avenged their opening-night loss to the Panthers and remained in the hunt for a No. 1 seed in March’s NCAA Tournament.
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